Minutes - 4/11/2016

APRIL 11, 2016 —SPECIAL MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Monson, Ung, Taylor, and Clausen.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget Tax Analyst, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director and Jean Jessen, Deputy Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the claims totaling $339,088.47.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve the minutes of the April 5, 2016 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve the appointment of Craig Steig, Maintenance Technician, Building Services Dept., effective 4-19-16, $17.50/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 3-16-16.  Entry Level Salary:  $16.77-$18.17/hour.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Commissioner of Elections, announced there were no after-election ballots to add to the tally for the Westwood Community School District Special Election held on April 5, 2016.  Official Canvass results were as follows:

Westwood

For the public measure

Proposition A  

Shall the Board of Directors of the Westwood Community School District, in the Counties of Woodbury and Monona, State of Iowa, for the purpose of purchasing and improving grounds; constructing schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; purchasing of buildings; purchase, lease or lease-purchase of technology and equipment; paying debts contracted for the erection or construction of schoolhouses or buildings, not including interest on bonds; procuring or acquisition of libraries; repairing, remodeling, reconstructing, improving, or expanding the schoolhouses or buildings and additions to existing schoolhouses; expenditures for energy conservation; renting facilities under Chapter 28E; purchasing transportation equipment for transporting students; lease purchase option agreements for school buildings or equipment; purchasing equipment authorized by law; or for any purpose or purposes now or hereafter authorized by law, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy and impose a voter-approved physical plant and equipment tax of not exceeding One Dollar Thirty-Four Cents ($1.34) per One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of assessed valuation of the taxable property within the school district, and be authorized annually, in combination, as determined by the board, to levy a physical plant and equipment property tax upon all the taxable property within the school district commencing with the levy of property taxes for collection in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, and to impose a physical plant and equipment income surtax not exceeding four percent (4%) upon the state individual income tax of each individual income taxpayer resident in the school district on December 31 for each calendar year commencing with calendar year 2016, or each year thereafter?

For the question, there were:                        One hundred seventeen (117) votes

Against the question, there were:                  Ninety-six (96) votes

GRAND TOTAL                                             Two hundred thirteen (213) votes

We therefore declare the public measure, Proposition A, to be adopted.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and receive the Official Canvass results.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Commissioner of Elections, announced there were there (3) after-election ballots which two (2) were added to the tally for the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School District Special Election held on April 5, 2016.  Official Canvass results were as follows:

Sergeant Bluff

For the public measure

Proposition A

Shall the Board of Directors of the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School District in the County of Woodbury, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $39,000,000 to provide funds to  build, furnish and equip a new High School building and to improve the site; and to remodel, repair, improve, furnish and equip the existing Middle School building for a Primary Building?

For the question, there were:                    Eight hundred fifteen (815) votes

Against the question, there were:             Nine hundred seventy-three (973) votes

GRAND TOTAL                                        One thousand seven hundred eighty-eight (1788) votes  

We therefore declare the public measure Proposition A not to be adopted. For the public measure

Proposition B

Shall the Board of Directors of the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School District in the County of Woodbury, State of Iowa, be authorized to levy annually a tax exceeding Two Dollars and Seventy Cents ($2.70) per Thousand Dollars ($1,000), but not exceeding Three Dollars and Ninety Five Cents ($3.95) per Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of the assessed value of the taxable property within said school corporation to pay the principal of and interest on bonded indebtedness of said school corporation, it being understood that the approval of this proposition shall not limit the source of payment of the bonds and interest, but shall only operate to restrict the amount of bonds which may be issued?  

For the question, there were:                     Seven hundred ninety (790) votes

Against the question, there were:              Nine hundred ninety-five (995) votes

GRAND TOTAL                                         One thousand seven hundred eighty-five (1785) votes  

We therefore declare the public measure Proposition B not to be adopted.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and receive the Official Canvass results.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 19, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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